Île St-Étienne

This small island in the River Seine, now a botanical garden, is where King Robert the Pious built a castle given as a dowry to the «white queens», in other words the royal widows, given this name because of their long white veils.

Useful information

Address:

Pont St-Étienne, 77000 Melun

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Town hall of Melun
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Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Melun
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